Pickering Family History
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Pickering Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Pickering in North Yorkshire, named with an Old English tribal name, Piceringas. However, Ekwall suggests that this was earlier Picoringas ‘people on the ridge of the pointed hill’ (see Orr 3 and Pike 1).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Picking, Picker, Hickling, Pickerill, Pilling, Spiering, Bicking